Plaited Fruit Danish

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      4 hr

Appears in
Copenhagen Cult Recipes

By Christine Rudolph and Susie Theodorou

Published 2019

  • About

This basic Danish dough is made with yeast and can be time-consuming as it needs to rise. If you are in a hurry, use 500 g ready-made puff pastry instead. Adjust the fruits in the filling to suit to the season.


Basic Danish Pastry Dough

  • 150 ml milk
  • 50 g sugar
  • 1


Gently heat the milk, sugar and salt. Combine the flours and yeast in a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook. Pour in the milk, then the egg and knead for 1–2 minutes, adding 1–2 tbsp flour if needed. Leave the dough in an oiled bowl in a warm place for 1 hour.

Roll the dough out to a larg